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The Narrative Forms of Southern Community

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In this succinct study, Scott Romine considers a key paradox that has been associated with the concept of "community" from the beginning of modern southern literary criticism: namely, that communities often valued for their cohesiveness and moral stability were at the same time sites of oppression along race and class lines. How were communities so deeply divided able to maintain even the appearance of organic cohesiveness? The Narrative Forms of Southern Community contains close readings of five narratives--Augustus ...

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Narrative Forms of Southern Community
1999, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807125274

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The Narrative Forms of Southern Community
1999, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807124017

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